Catalyst rolls out global long/short real estate fund

The Catalyst Alpha Global Real Estate fund is now available to be marketed to qualified investors, having recently obtained Section 65 approval...

Ninety One brings institutional-grade hedge fund offering

Hedge funds are often considered a boutique offering, with many of the country’s top funds managed by smaller, independent managers, in line...
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Aurum sees uptick in hedge fund interest

WATCH THE WEBINAR: “There has been a significant increase in investor interest in hedge funds over the past year, notes Paul Broxup, head of portfolio advisory at Aurum Funds Limited (United Kingdom)

Makwetu joins AIP ahead of multi-strategy launch

Yonela Makwetu has joined Tygervalley-based AIP Capital Management as its chief investment officer, amid ambitious plans to build a broader alternatives business...

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Catalyst rolls out global long/short real estate fund

The Catalyst Alpha Global Real Estate fund is now available to be marketed to qualified investors, having recently obtained Section 65 approval...

Makwetu joins AIP ahead of multi-strategy launch

Yonela Makwetu has joined Tygervalley-based AIP Capital Management as its chief investment officer, amid ambitious plans to build a broader alternatives business...

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SA pensions missing out on hedge fund potential

“Why don’t South African pension funds invest in hedge funds like their developed market peers?” asks Andre Steyn, founder and portfolio manager at Steyn Capital Management

Emerging markets: shifting dynamics

Emerging markets continue to cause headaches for investors, with the coronavirus reminding them of the level of market volatility and uncertainty they can endure. There continue to be opportunities in emerging markets, but whilst developed market equities are continuing to perform well, investors will be less interested in taking on more risk for similar returns. What might cause investor sentiment to change?

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Allocating to alternatives: the risks and rewards

Are cars dangerous? It depends on the driver and the car’s roadworthiness. The same applies to hedge fund managers, writes Jacqui Ronne at 36ONE Asset Management

Wake up to the real costs of data management

Understand why data can either fuel fund performance or create operational drag, writes Dan Groman, chief technology officer, ENFUSION

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Differential blends data science and human ideas

Having launched in mid-2019, Johannesburg-based Differential Capital has made significant headway as a business, combining fundamental investment processes with artificial intelligence to...

THINK-ing out of the box

HedgeNews Africa spoke to Elmien Wagenaar at THINK.CAPITAL about the case for hedge funds, and how her portfolios take a different approach to...

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Enko extends into African private debt

Enko Capital is expanding its Africa-focused investment platform to include an African private debt strategy, with ex-Barak man Sidoine Viagbo joining as...

Goldblatt joins team at Chrysalis

Chrysalis Capital has taken on Nick Goldblatt as an associate partner and senior dealmaker as of August 1.  Goldblatt...

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